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Max Gate, home of Thomas Hardy

Henry Duke and Son.

Max Gate, home of Thomas Hardy

sale catalogues of thehouse and contents as sold by Henry Duke and Son in 1928

by Henry Duke and Son.

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Published by Toucan Press in St Peter Port, Guernsey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928.

  • Edition Notes

    General editor of the series : J. Stevens Cox.

    Statementedited by J. Stevens Cox.
    SeriesMonographs on the life, timesand works of Thomas Hardy -- 66
    ContributionsCox, J. Stevens 1910-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405-423p.,fold plate :
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21109953M
    ISBN 100900749458
    OCLC/WorldCa215268

    In , Hardy and Emma moved to Max Gate, a home they designed and built near Dorchester. He would write some of his most famous works there. Among Hardy's other works includes the novels "The Mayor of Casterbridge" (), "Wessex Tales" (), "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" (), and "Jude the Obscure" ().Burial: Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of . Thomas Hardy, English novelist and poet who set much of his work in Wessex, his name for the counties of southwestern England. His most notable novels include Far from the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess .

    Thomas Hardy was born on 2 June in the village of Higher [Upper] Bockhampton in Stinsford parish near the town of Dorchester in Dorset County, England, the first of four children born to Jemima nee Hand () and Thomas Hardy Sr. (), builder and stonemason. His birthplace, built by his great grandfather, is now a museum. Nevertheless, in , when Hardy finally died a she was so stricken with grief that a doctor was required. The Hardys befriended T. E. Lawrence, and Florence attended his funeral. Florence Hardy died at Max Gate, the home she had shared with Thomas, of cancer, aged

      Thomas Hardy (–) was born in Dorset. He left school at sixteen to work as an apprentice for an architect who specialized in church restoration. He made his reputation as a novelist, and it wasn't until after the publication of his last novel, The Well-beloved, in , that he dedicated himself to writing poetry. Tom Paulin was born in Leeds in but grew up in Brand: Faber and Faber. Here Hardy designed and built Max Gate, which remained his home until his death at eighty-seven in January Hardy made many friends in the world of literature and learning, and played an active social role in the London seasons. He wrote assiduously; when he was ill, he dictated his material to his wife.


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Max Gate, an austere but sophisticated town house a short walk from the town centre of Dorchester, was the home of Dorset's most famous author and poet Thomas Hardy. Hardy, who designed the house inwanted to show that he was part of the wealthy middle classes of the area, to reflect his position as a successful writer, and to enable him Location: Alington Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2AJ, Dorset.

Max Gate, Thomas Hardys home in Dorset, is as the name implies the subject of the book. In this home, upstairs, lies Hardy himself who is ill and nearing his last days.

Outside his door sits his beloved dog Wessex, in a room nearby is his second wife Florence, sifting through the diary entries that Hardy has made over his lifetime/5.

Max Gate After a horrendous journey by train to get to Max Gate, 20 mins walk from town of Dorchester,Dorset i well recommend Thomas Hardy's house. National Trust owned, Non members to pay to get in £ per adult (Jan prices) /5(). Thomas Hardy’s Library Max Gate Max Gate: Catalogue of an Attempted Reconstruction by Michael Millgate.

The aim of this project has been to reconstruct as fully as possible the contents of Thomas Hardy’s library at Max Gate, his Dorchester home, at. MAX GATE By Damien Wilkins pp. Aardvark Bureau. Paper, $ “He liked to play hymns,” Thomas Hardy’s widow tells a visitor, an Author: Max Byrd.

Thomas Hardy’s Library at Max Gate: Catalogue of an Attempted Reconstruction by Michael Millgate The aim of this project has been to reconstruct as fully as possible the contents of Thomas Hardy’s library at Max Gate, his Dorchester home, at.

When Hardy bought the plot of land on which to build his grand house it was almost completely bare. He planted a shelter of trees to screen the house and gradually created a beautiful garden around it. As well as a vegetable garden and flower beds, Max Gate has a croquet lawn and the Nut Walk.

Hardy created this walk between the east wall and a. Max Gate by Damien Wilkins is a free NetGalley ebook that I read while on a Spring Break road-trip in mid-March.

Though this book freely admits to be inspired by Thomas Hardy and Jude the Obscure, I saw it as being like 2 parts Downton Abbey (for its upstairs-downstairs dialogues, settings, and relative time period [though it seems to be the s, not the s through the 3/5.

In the s, two decades after he “set out to become a Londoner,” he decided to return home to Dorset for good and build the house he called Max Gate; he took up residence and even served as Author: Thomas Mallon.

Max Gate, an austere but sophisticated town house a short walk from the town centre of Dorchester, was the home of Dorset's most famous author and poet Thomas Hardy. Hardy, who designed the house inwanted to show that he was part of the wealthy middle classes of the area, to reflect his position as a successful writer, and to enable him /5(40).

Get this from a library. Max Gate, home of Thomas Hardy: sale catalogues of the house and contents, as sold by Henry Duke and Son in [James Stevens-Cox]. Thomas Hardy at Max Gate.

[Cynthia Asquith, Lady] Thomas Hardy; Thomas Hardy: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Asquith, Lady. Notes: Caption title. "This essay was first given as a talk on the Home Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation in " Description: pages illustrations, portrait 19 cm.

After a horrendous journey by train to get to Max Gate, 20 mins walk from town of Dorchester,Dorset i well recommend Thomas Hardy's house. National Trust owned, Non members to pay to get in £ per adult (Jan prices) The staff make you very welcome and there was a brilliant guide book which has been written by a member of the house tells you all 5/5().

Here, too, readers are granted a fascinating and touching glimpse of how two great imaginative writers interact with one another: This edition reproduces the handwritten pages from Virginia Woolf's diary in which she recounts her now-famous visit with the very aged Thomas Hardy at his home, Max Gate, in "From the Hardcover edition.4/4().

Max Gate: Memories of Thomas Hardy's Home (1 of 2) From a correspondent (Henry Reed). Birmingham Post (Local edition), 15 Junep. Image courtesy of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, and Professor Michael :   Max Gate is fascinating, with turrets, high windows and Hardy's study just as it was.

A leather chair faces a desk with correspondence boxes and binoculars for gazing out. The story of Thomas Hardy's death told by his housemaid Nellie. As Thomas Hardy lies on his death bed at his Dorset home, Max Gate, a tug-of-war is taking place over his legacy and the eventual fate of his mortal remains.

What counts for more: the. Hardy's volumes of poetry include Poems of the Past and Present, The Dynasts: Part One, Two, and Three, Time's Laughingstocks, and The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall. From until his death, Hardy lived in Dorchester, England.

His house, Max Gate, was designed by Hardy, who also supervised its construction. Hardy died on January 11 1/5(1). The Hardy Way. likes. The Hardy Way is one of the first guide books ever that combines a long distance walk with the novels and poems of one of England’s literary greatsFollowers: Talks With Thomas Hardy At Max Gate Vere H.

Collins-first edition $ + $ ShippingSeller Rating: % positive. Yet a young postman who delivered mail to Max Gate in the s and told Hardy he liked reading was invited in to borrow two books, and when he brought them back Hardy made time to sit down and Author: Claire Tomalin.

Alongside it is a photo of the study at Max Gate with the inscription 'the room where Tess was written', a reference to Hardy's famous novel 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles'.Author: Henry Martin For Mailonline.Max Hardy has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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